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Linklaters Oppenhoff & Rädler has hired Kurt Dittrich from Commerzbank to head up its German Securitisation Group.
Dittrich will join as a junior partner in the firm's Frankfurt office, but is expected to be voting up to full partnership soon. Also joining the securities team are Jasmin Kölbl-Vogt who moves from Clifford Chance Pünder and Sabine Felix who was previously with Deutsche Bank's subsidiary Eurohypo. Both join as associates. It will be a return to the firm for Dittrich who left two years ago for Commerzbank. At the bank, he advised on Asset backed securitisations including the Kaiserplatz-Conduits and the Residence transactions arranged by Commerzbank. In addition the team will be further boosted by the arrival of partner Stuart Thomas from the London office who will be concentrating on project and acquisition finance.